Rank and Name, Signalman Third Class Walter Hute Amspoker.
Unit/Placed in, USS Hoel (DD-533) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Walter is born approx. on Oct. 5, 1924 in Ohio.
Father, Walter G. Amspoker.
Mother, Eva I. (Hute) Amspoker.
Walter enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 2748809.
Walter was KIA when the ship got several hits and Sunk at the Battle off Samar, Philippines, on Oct. 25, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Walter is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com